have not received -- we have not been able to get the information that we need. third, i want to know from the secretary how they think the new department of bureau of ocean energy is going to police waste, fraud, and abuse of federal funds and actually conduct regulatory oversight. mr. chairman, i thank you. i yield back. >> thank you. opening statement, please. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. in the face of this unprecedented disaster, at every branch of government must be part of the solution, cleaning up the mess, and ending the flow, compensating adequately the people, and of course, preventing this from happening again. of course, we have to understand what happened, and that is the focus of this hearing i appreciate so much of the witnesses that are here today, so that we can look at the department of interior.